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The Best Websites for Google Slides, Prezi and PowerPoint Templates

Presentation Guru

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2017 27

Bill Murray: How Art Can Change Your Life.

Presentation Zen

Bill Murray is a wonderful storyteller. A couple of years ago, I linked to this wonderful interview with Bill Murray by Howard Stern.

2017 28

Working with multi-speaker presentations

PowerPoint Tips

I just finished work for a client on a multi-presenter presentation. When it comes to coordinating comments from all the speakers, I learned a lot.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 251) – Marie Curie

Manner of Speaking

“I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy.” ” — Marie Curie. Quotes for Public Speakers Marie Curie public speaking Public Speaking Quotations quotes

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Infographic: The Do’s and Don’ts of Presenting

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The good people at Walkerstone in the UK (a team of professional trainers who are also business writers and marketers) have produced a great infographic, with an informative preamble, on the Do’s and Don’ts of Presenting. This content appears with their express permission. Business Communication Public Speaking Infographic

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The Guru’s Big Five Questions – Philip Collins

Presentation Guru

This community is the Guru.

2017 11

Why speaker coaches think you should spend more time preparing

The Eloquent Woman

Any speaker coach worth her salt will tell you that the one thing her speakers don't do enough of is practice. Audiences appreciate the difference.

2017 16

Famous Speech Friday: Patti Smith on the artist's journey

The Eloquent Woman

Whenever you answer a question in a live event, you can think of the answer as a small speech. Smith it’s an honor to speak with you. Happily.

2017 13

Leaks - As Old as Beginning of Mankind

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The leaking going on inside the beltway is only a more sophisticated, convoluted version of what has been taking place since the beginning of mankind.

2017 11

Death & Woodstock Generation - Preoccupation with How/When

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"I will probably die before you. I just hope I don't suffer." No, the comment didn't come out of no where. That's dead wrong.

A Fast, Easy Way to Add Images to Your Presentation

Presentation Guru

Subscribing to pricey image libraries is probably not something the everyday presenter would consider.

Prototype for Fox News, Donald Trump, et al. - Jimmy Breslin Dies at Age 88

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Today Breslin re-located to that great typewriter in the sky. He was 88. They saw the impacts. A good time is had by all. And less is more.

Buzzwords - Why They Go Flat So Fast

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Pivot.    Breakthrough.    Smackdown. Sustainable. Transparent. Not so long ago those were buzzwords.   That was then.

Drudge Report - The Tale of Two Crashes (Uber/Trump Administration)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The universe has smiled on the Drudge Report. This weekend it  had two high-profile crashes to curate. It was on its side.

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Shark-Bait - In Addition to the Trump Administration, 6 Other Targets

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Where there is blood in the water, that's the signal for the sharks to head that way. Then, it is delivered a major setback as with Trumpcare.

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The Humanities - Should Funding for Them Be Defended against Ethos of Trumpism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A hard-nosed businessperson who made it big, it's no surprise that president Donald Trump proposes budget cuts to the humanities. That was then.

Vanity Fair's "Editor's Letter" - Trumpism Is Gift that Keeps on Giving

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

With great style and wit, Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter positions and packages the Trump Administration as a total global joke. It keeps on giving.

Uber's Proposed Culture Fixes - Will "Cult of Individual" Fade from Capitalism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Much of capitalism's ideology is built around individualism. You are responsible for your economic fate. Do well you win big. This could change.

"That Train Has Left the Station" - BuzzPhrase Still Has Power

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In digital time, buzzwords can go stale quickly. But one buzzphrase which still packs power is: That train has left the station.

Conservative The Wall Street Journal Editorial Compares Trump's Wiretap Claim to Drunken Behavior

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Wall Street Journal is a conservative business media outlet. It is owned by News Corp , founded by Rupert Murdoch. That

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In America, Global Headquarters for Capitalism, You Are Your Job

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Parents, wise mentors and spiritual leaders tell us that we are not just our job. After all, the U.S. is the global headquarters for capitalism.

Deepak Chopra Shoots Himself in Foot

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Chopra isn't a psychiatrist. All that USA Today mentions in its article about Chopra. His brand could be damaged. The world is quite media savvy.

The Vibration of Selling vs. Serving

Speaker Launcher

Recently I interviewed Joel Boggess, a well-known author, speaker and podcaster. Cool, right? And apparently, it is effective! […].

Drudge Report - The Message Gigantic Robot Method-2 Hammers about Amazon

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The conservative Drudge Report focuses on a future dominated by gigantic robots, including Amazon's Method-2. The stagecraft was brilliant.

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Food Shopping - It's an Old-fashioned Price War

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A sign of the times, the main drag in rural Austintown, Ohio has a number of competing food retailers. Mine is Wal-Mart. High rankings on Google.

Medical Bills, Taxes, Car Repairs - That Perfect Storm Bloomberg Flags

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Most of us who consider ourselves financially secure are probably wrong. That's what Bloomberg points out. That could even trigger a bankruptcy.

Thought Leadership - So 20th Century

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Thought leadership seems so last century. Back then, when there was high GDP growth, businesses could afford to be branded as "thought leaders."

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Uber - More Turmoil as Jeff Jones Exits, But Travis Kalanick's Leadership Style Not Necessarily Bad in Itself

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The cloud hanging over Uber has gotten darker. Today Uber announced that its president Jeff Jones is leaving after only six months.

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4-Day Confirmation Hearing - Neil Gorsuch Is Not the Big Story

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Whether Neil Gorsuch is confirmed or not as a U.S.    Supreme Court justice is not the issue. has become or has the bitterness receded.

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Post-Oz - Did Dorothy Find Kansas No Longer Her Idea of "Home"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Dorothy clicked her ruby teds, chanting, "There's no place like home." " We all have that ideal concept of "home."

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Suicides, Political Scandals & Layoffs - No-Fail Media Formulas for High Traffic, Likes, Shares, Comments

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Playing in the media sandbox - both establishment and social - has become a brutal game. If you don't attract enough traffic as well as likes, shares and comments,  you could go out of business and/or lose influence. The media outlets, such as AOL, where I have been a contract blogger, have real-time dashboards. There's no ambiguity.

CARNAGE! Will Trouble in Trumpville Spread to Law Firm Jones Day

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For some watchers of Trumpism, it became unthinkable that the party in power could suffer what could be an irreversible setback. That was then.

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Creativity Is Over-Rated - Ugly Sells

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On "Mad Men" Don Draper won awards for creativity in advertising. That's fiction. Excellence can distract from that sales pitch.

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Visit Your Lawyer Who's in Prison Day - We Need that New National Holiday

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On Abovethelaw.com , lawyer-journalist Kathryn Rubino posts part 2 of Lawyers Behaving Badly. Well, the polls are still open. Your vote is important.